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CBS
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
.com/bridge. >>> sources in the barack obama administration say the u.s. is prepairing for possible u.s. military action against syria. that is after suspected chemical weapon a tack killed hundreds of civilians including women and children. the united nations will investigate if poisonous gases were used. a warning it will be difficult to watch. >> reporter: they are saying there is little doubt they used chemical forces. the attack last wednesday killed more than 300 people including wednesday and children. after days of pressure and meetings with united nation's representatives, syrian's government agreed to let u.n. experts inspect the site of the attack. the information administrator says they never used chemical weapon. the united nation's team will begin a fact finding mission to determine if gases were used but the united states is concern today is too late. u.s. officials argue days of heavy bombing around the area likely destroyed evidence of a chemical attack. the defense secretary says that president barack obama is considering a u.s. riresponsibility. >> president barack obama has asked th
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm PDT
no to any british involvement. a big pr blow to president barack obama and highlights growing concern that the u.s. is rushing to judgment. the white house says there is evidence that the syrian government was behind last week's chemical attack against civilians but so far we have not seen any of that evidence. in san francisco tonight, dozens of protesters held yellow signs saying more u.s. military action in the arab world would be a mistake. >> i am devastating. i hate what is happening there. but i also hate what we have done around the world. the reality is that we have created much of the stuff going on there. >>> president barack obama is still prepared to move ahead with a limited military strike on syria. the white house is not saying when. the u.n. inspectors investigating the chemical attack will leave the country on saturday. >>> coming up, would you be willing to pay more for your burger? >> i get things backwards a lot lately. >> how the huge nfl settlement could change the life of this former 49er's star. >>> and finally an amusement park for little kids and adults. a l
CBS
Aug 11, 2013 11:00pm PDT
.s. surveillance practices and late last week president barack obama announced plans to make the programs more transparent and accountable. >> it sounds like americans are more comfortable and making them less safe. >> we are talking life and death and lived in new york and september 11th i know what it means. we can not afford it to be a debating society. yes and no, up and down, lives are at stake. >>> ron snowden says much of what the president suggested on friday about reviewing the programs is super fishal. back to you. snowden's father says he has not spoken to his son since he left the united states. >>> tomorrow, attorney general holder is expected to discus sweeping new policy changes to the federal criminal justice system during his trip to the bar association in san francisco. the proposed changes include scaling back the use of harsh prison sentences for drug- related crimes and spanning the release of elderly nonviolent offenders. federal prisons are operating 40% above capacity with half inmates serving time for drug- related crimes. >>> former secretary of state hill hill will a
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm PDT
by this time next week so plan your commute accordingly. >>> it was one year ago today that president obama warned the syrian government that using chemical weapons in their civil war would be crossing a red line. well, just today, syrian rebels say that is exactly what happened. holli williams reports hundreds, maybe even a thousand people are dead tonight. the video is hard to watch. >> the videos show nightmarish scenes of lifeless bodies, many of thechl small children. others appear to be dying. they're shown writhing in agony in the grip of seizures. the syrian opposition claims this is the after math of a chemical attack on the residential neighborhood on the outskirts of damascus. it's not the first time we've heard reports of chemical weapons being used in syrian, but if this one is real, it's on a much-larger scale. the videos are impossible for us to verify, but chemical weapons expert and cbs consultant told us the symptoms look like those caused by nerve gas. >> the quivering bodies, pinpoint pupils, and the mass casualties, these people have died from some unconventional weapon
CBS
Aug 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
is wednesday. president obama will make a speech from the same spot where reverend king gave his historic speech. there were similar anniversary celebrations around the country today. including a march in san jose. one woman who was at the original march in washington. >> reporter: at st. james park in san jose. >> keep hope alive. >> reporter: a rich mix of people from all over the bay area united to address civil rights issues five decades after the historic march on washington. >> i mix african-american heritage as well as german. >> reporter: michelle wasn't even born at time of the original march. >> i think it was important for me to be here because if there was no movement like this there would be no me. there would be no my children and so on. >> reporter: it gave way to a one mile march to a building with marchers shouting, drumming and peacefully demonstrating. hundreds were here. one of the people here was actually at the march on that day. >> there were more people there than i've ever seen in one place in my life. >> reporter: francis acknowledges progress has been made, but
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